The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Yorkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 83 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 28 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.21% 1.46% 1.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.05% 12.70% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 26
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£218 £315 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £200 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £381 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
147 244 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.36% 11.50% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 141 79
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +117.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +9 27 £210 -33.06% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 33 (40.24%) Finance
2 29 (35.37%) HP
2 29 (35.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (32.93%) ISTQB
4 26 (31.71%) Retail
5 24 (29.27%) Banking
6 22 (26.83%) SQL
7 20 (24.39%) QuickTest Pro
8 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting
9 16 (19.51%) ISEB
10 14 (17.07%) Windows
10 14 (17.07%) VMware
11 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
11 12 (14.63%) Software Testing
12 11 (13.41%) High Availability
12 11 (13.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.20%) JIRA
14 8 (9.76%) QA
14 8 (9.76%) Test Management
14 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
15 7 (8.54%) WCAG
15 7 (8.54%) Google
15 7 (8.54%) Internet
15 7 (8.54%) CSS
15 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
15 7 (8.54%) HTML
16 6 (7.32%) SAP
16 6 (7.32%) CRM

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Project
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) SAP CRM
1 6 (7.32%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.22%) BASE24
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (12.20%) JIRA
3 3 (3.66%) Selenium
3 3 (3.66%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) JMeter
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (40.24%) Finance
2 26 (31.71%) Retail
3 24 (29.27%) Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (62.20%) Analyst
1 51 (62.20%) Test Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Tester
3 9 (10.98%) Test Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Functional Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (2.44%) QA Analyst
6 2 (2.44%) Web Tester
6 2 (2.44%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (2.44%) Release Manager
6 2 (2.44%) Manual Tester
7 1 (1.22%) Change Manager
7 1 (1.22%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (1.22%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.22%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.22%) Performance Tester
7 1 (1.22%) Environment Manager
7 1 (1.22%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) HTML
1 7 (8.54%) CSS
2 4 (4.88%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.44%) Middleware
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.22%) WCF
4 1 (1.22%) SOAP
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) NHS
2 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.44%) AS400
2 2 (2.44%) iSeries
3 1 (1.22%) Open Source
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting
3 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
3 12 (14.63%) Software Testing
4 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (13.41%) High Availability
5 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
6 8 (9.76%) Test Management
7 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
7 6 (7.32%) ITIL
7 6 (7.32%) CRM
8 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.10%) Release Management
8 5 (6.10%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.88%) Functional Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Change Management
10 3 (3.66%) Project Management
10 3 (3.66%) Manual Testing
11 2 (2.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) C++
4 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (32.93%) ISTQB
2 16 (19.51%) ISEB
3 11 (13.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.88%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) QA
2 7 (8.54%) WCAG
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9002
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) HP
2 14 (17.07%) VMware
3 7 (8.54%) Google
4 6 (7.32%) SAP
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle
6 2 (2.44%) BMC
6 2 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (1.22%) Capita
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) Pega
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